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Licensed Acupuncturist Salary

Licensed Acupuncturists in the United States pull down an average of $45K per year. Work is enjoyable for Licensed Acupuncturists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women Licensed Acupuncturists who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Medical benefits are awarded to about a third, and close to a sixth earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$24,441 - $81,669
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MEDIAN: $45,197
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$19.57 - $81.58
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MEDIAN: $38.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$24,441 - $81,669  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,416  
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$29,127 - $123,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$19.57 - $81.58  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,416  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,127 - $123,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Job Description for Licensed Acupuncturist

  • Confer with clients about their medical histories and any problems with stress or pain in order to determine what acupuncture techniques would be helpful.
  • Place small needles into predetermined sites on a patient's skin to relieve pain or stress.
  • Assess clients' soft tissue condition, nerves and blood vessels to determine appropriate acupressure sites.

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Experience Affects Licensed Acupuncturist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 16%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 68%